transverse suture
Fine short vertical line extending dorsally from the ventral margin of the carapace [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • suture — Either transverse or longitudinal, weakly sclerotized line or seam on the carapace [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. In cirripeds (Balanomorpha, Verrucomorpha), line or seam at juncture of two compartment plates; also articulation line between… …   Crustacea glossary

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  • postoccipital suture — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The transverse suture on the head immediately posterior to the occipital suture, and ending at the posterior tentorial pit on either side and along which are inserted the dorsal prothoracic muscles that move the head …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • transscutal suture — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) 1. In many orders, a transverse suture connecting the lateral margins behind the anterior notal wing process, dividing the scutum into an anterior and posterior region. 2. In some Hymenoptera, a suture dividing the posterior …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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